While in the Indian market there are a lot of 2-wheel drive configuration SUVs on sale, there are few 4-wheel drive configuration SUVs also present in India which comes at very reasonable prices and well accepted by the customers as well. While buyer’s preferences shift from hatchbacks, sedans to SUVs nationally as well as internationally. The manufacturer has noticed this trend and launching one SUV after another and has more SUVs in their pipeline. In India mostly brands launched 2WD SUVs, thankfully there are few 4WD SUVs still sold in the domestic market. Here, we put together the Top 5 off-roader SUV available in India under 50 lakhs: –
- Mahindra Thar
Starting off the list with the recently launched, best-selling 4×4 SUV currently in India, Mahindra Thar. Mahindra and Mahindra launched the second generation of Thar, and the demand it caused the waiting period to reach 11 months for certain variants. The SUV is offered in two engine options, 2.0 Litre turbo petrol and 2.2 Litre oil burner engine. Each powertrain comes paired with 6-speed MT or an optional 6-Speed torque convertor AT.
- Jeep Compass
Jeep compass Is the most affordable and capable SUVs offered in India. Recently, the manufacturer launched the facelift version of Compass, which gets the updated design and newly added cabin features. The jeep Compass retail with two engine options, a 1.4 Litre turbo petrol unit and a 2.0 Litre turbocharged diesel engine, with 4×4 optional. Exclusively with a 9-speed automatic transmission system.
- Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai Tucson is the flagship SUV of the Korean manufacturer in the Indian market. Although, this one generation is not the new generation that is available in the global markets. Instead, this generation is a facelift version of the last generation. There are 2 engines option is offered Hindi Indian market 2.0-liter petrol engine and 2.0-liter Turbo diesel engine. the former develops 151 PS of maximum power and 192 Nm of torque, while the latter develops 184 PS of power and 100 Nm of torque. Only the Oil burner comes with a 4WD option and comes paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission gearbox system.
- Mahindra Alturas G4
Mahindra and Mahindra’s flagship variant Alturas G4 is the most underrated 4×4 SUV in the Indian market. The Alturas G4 is the rebadged version of SsangYong Rexton. The vehicle offers a lot of comforts, luxury vibes, and had more advanced features like a 360-degree camera and so on, all of this at a very affordable price. The Alturas G4 comes powered with a sole 2.2 Litre turbo diesel engine which generates 180 PS of maximum power and 420 Nm of peak torque. The powertrain comes paired with a Mercedes-Benz sourced 7-speed automatic transmission system.
- Ford Endeavour
Ford flagship SUV endeavor is quite handsome and fun driving 4×4 SUV. The American manufacturer only offers Automatic transmission and available in both 2WD and 4WD options with different riding modes for both. Last year, Ford introduced all-black Endeavour, while the only exterior and interior parts are painted black, all the other features and powertrain remains the same as the old model. The endeavor comes powered with a sole 2.0 Litre turbo diesel engine which generates 170 PS of maximum power and 420 Nm of peak torque. The powertrain is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission gearbox.
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